Welcome to Endofound's publication, The Blossom Letter. The Blossom Letter serves as a space in which people impacted by endometriosis share their creativity, everyday endo advice, personal stories, and more. We aim to lessen the stigma surrounding this disease by celebrating the beauty of the community. It’s time to believe in women and their voices, now more than ever! Happy reading.
 
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January 2018
 
 
 

“Endo Pain” by Ontonio Christie

Acrylic on canvas

 

“As I sat and watched her cry, I became numb…words have lost their meaning. “I am sorry” simply doesn’t suffice. So here are my words on canvas… I see your tears. I see your pain. I see you.”


Ontonio Christie
Proud Husband of an Endometriosis Warrior
Nurture and Outreach Minister at St. Andrew United Methodist Church
Panama City, FL
Artwork: Ontonio.com

 
Each month we feature a work of endo-related art from our community. Have art you would like to submit for The Blossom? Email generaladmin@endofound.org
 
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